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Title: The Path of Carbon in Photosynthesis VIII. The Role of MalicAcid

Abstract

Malonate has been found to inhibit the formation of malic acid during short periods of photosynthesis with radioactive carbon dioxide. This result, together with studies which show the photosynthetic cycle to be operating normally at the same time, indicates that malic acid is not an intermediate in photosynthesis but is probably closely related to some intermediate of the cycle. Absence of labeled succinic and fumaric acids in these experiments, in addition to the failure of malonate to inhibit photosynthesis, precludes the participation of these acids as intermediates in photosynthesis.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley NationalLaboratory, Berkeley, CA (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
USAEC
OSTI Identifier:
910351
Report Number(s):
UCRL-584
TRN: US200724%%9
DOE Contract Number:  
DE-AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; CARBON CYCLE; CARBON DIOXIDE; FUMARIC ACID; MALIC ACID; PHOTOSYNTHESIS; SUCCINIC ACID; CHEMICAL REACTION KINETICS

Citation Formats

Bassham, James A., Benson, Andrew A., and Calvin, Melvin. The Path of Carbon in Photosynthesis VIII. The Role of MalicAcid. United States: N. p., 1950. Web. doi:10.2172/910351.
Bassham, James A., Benson, Andrew A., & Calvin, Melvin. The Path of Carbon in Photosynthesis VIII. The Role of MalicAcid. United States. doi:10.2172/910351.
Bassham, James A., Benson, Andrew A., and Calvin, Melvin. Wed . "The Path of Carbon in Photosynthesis VIII. The Role of MalicAcid". United States. doi:10.2172/910351. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/910351.
@article{osti_910351,
title = {The Path of Carbon in Photosynthesis VIII. The Role of MalicAcid},
author = {Bassham, James A. and Benson, Andrew A. and Calvin, Melvin},
abstractNote = {Malonate has been found to inhibit the formation of malic acid during short periods of photosynthesis with radioactive carbon dioxide. This result, together with studies which show the photosynthetic cycle to be operating normally at the same time, indicates that malic acid is not an intermediate in photosynthesis but is probably closely related to some intermediate of the cycle. Absence of labeled succinic and fumaric acids in these experiments, in addition to the failure of malonate to inhibit photosynthesis, precludes the participation of these acids as intermediates in photosynthesis.},
doi = {10.2172/910351},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Wed Jan 25 00:00:00 EST 1950},
month = {Wed Jan 25 00:00:00 EST 1950}
}

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